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The King Of Elfland S Daughter

Author : Lord Dunsany
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The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany The poetic style and sweeping grandeur of The King of Elfland's Daughter has made it one of the most beloved fantasy novels of our time, a masterpiece that influenced some of the greatest contemporary fantasists. The heartbreaking story of a marriage between a mortal man and an elf princess is a masterful tapestry of the fairy tale following the 'happily ever after.' We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience.

The King Of Elfland S Daughter

Author : Edward Plunkett Baron Dunsany
ISBN : 185798790X
Genre : Elves
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When the men of Erl asked that they be ruled by a magic lord, their lord bowed to their wishes and sent his eldest son, Alveric, beyond the fields we know, to the land of faery to win the hand of Lirazel, the King of Elfland¿s sweet and beautiful daughter. But marriage between a mortal and an elf princess can only end in heartbreak, and the land of Erl discovers that the imposition of magic rule is, at best, a mixed blessing. Enchantingly written and completely captivating, The King of Elfland¿s Daughter is a moving and brilliant masterpiece.
Category: Elves

The King Of Elfland S Daughter

Author : Edward John Moreton Dunsany
ISBN : 1388201607
Genre : Fiction
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In spare, vivid, hauntingly poetic prose, this long-out-of-print classic tells the tale of a young prince who dares to brave the deep and mysterious forest to find the land of Faerie--and from that magical realm bring back the Elf-Princess as his bride.
Category: Fiction

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction And Fantasy

Author : Gary Westfahl
ISBN : 0313329532
Genre : Fantasy fiction, American
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A comprehensive three-volume reference work offers six hundred entries, with the first two volumes covering themes and the third volume exploring two hundred classic works in literature, television, and film.
Category: Fantasy fiction, American

Windows Of The Imagination

Author : Darrell Schweitzer
ISBN : 9781880448601
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"These 29 essays on fantasy, skepticism, writing, and related topics--spanning nearly two decades--are filled with the insightful observations of a literary master. Schweitzer is one of the best critics in the field."--John Gregory Betancourt. (Criticism)
Category: Literary Criticism

Literary Swordsmen And Sorcerers

Author : L. Sprague deCamp
ISBN : 9780575103634
Genre : Fiction
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Stories contained in this book: The Swords of Faerie Jack of all Arts: William Morris Two Men in One: Lord Dunsany Eldritch Yankee Gentleman: H. P. Lovecraft Superman in a Bowler: E. R. Eddison The Miscast Barbarian: Robert E. Howard Parallel Worlds: Fletcher Pratt Sierran Shaman: Clark Ashton Smith Merlin in Tweeds: J. R. R. Tolkien The Architect of Camelot: T. H. White Conan's Compeers
Category: Fiction

The Queen S Enemies

Author : Lord Dunsany
ISBN : 9781681463346
Genre : Fiction
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I have poured out dark wine to them, I have offered them fat, indeed, I have often offered them savoury things. I have said: The Queen should not have enemies; she is too delicate, too fair. But they will not understand.
Category: Fiction

Discovering H P Lovecraft

Author : Darrell Schweitzer
ISBN : 9781434449122
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A definitive look at the life and work of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, by a leading scholar of the fantasy and horror field. INTRODUCTION, by Darrell Schweitzer NOTES ON AN ENTITY, by Robert Bloch A LITERARY COPERNICUS, by Fritz Leiber, Jr. THE FOUR FACES OF THE OUTSIDER, by Dirk W. Mosig THE FIRST LEWIS THEOBALD, by R. Boerem STORY-WRITING: A Letter from H. P. Lovecraft CHARACTER GULLIBILITY IN WEIRD FICTION, by Darrell Schweitzer SOME THOUGHTS ON LOVECRAFT, by Arthur Jean Cox THE DERLETH MYTHOS, by Richard L. Tierney GENESIS OF THE CTHULHU MYTHOS, by George Wetzel LOVECRAFT’S LADiES, by Ben P. Indick WHEN THE STARS ARE RIGHT, by Richard L. Tierney LOVECRAFT AND LORD DUNSANY, by Darrell Schweitzer H. P. LOVECRAFT AND PSEUDOMATHEMATICS, by Robert Weinberg TEXTUAL PROBLEMS IN LOVECRAFT: A Preliminary Survey, by S. T. Joshi H. P. LOVECRAFT: THE BOOKS, by Lin Carter H. P. LOVECRAFT: A BASIC READING LIST, compiled by Darrell Schweitzer
Category: Literary Criticism

The King Of Elfland S Dafter Or Looney Runes

Author : Bruce Durie
ISBN : 9781326490959
Genre : Fiction
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A funny thing happened on the way to the Metaphorest. The Magick is gone. Suddenly, grown to full size without the existence of extropy to keep them thumb-height, the Faerie Folk have to find a new way and a new place to live. But there is hope - the Crystal Dwarfs are dying out and they want an infusion of new blood, preferably female, not too tall and a bit dim. The King of Elfland leads his motley tribe of Imps, Emps, Amps and Umps to the Hole of the Mountain King because the Diamond Duke and five guys named Mho take a shine to Princess Titania and her gels. Little does anyone know that some vestige of Magick still resides in certain crystals. Anyone, that is, except Lobster Rampant of the Third Ear and his band of New Age Dippies. Will Titania get married in white shoes and a mini-dress? Will Prince Vince stage a takeover? And who is Idaho Jonah? Read this, and you'll be none the wiser. This book is mything something important - New York Review of Tooks
Category: Fiction

In The Land Of Time

Author : Lord Dunsany
ISBN : 9781681463162
Genre : Fiction
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Later the King, going abroad through his new kingdom, came on the Temple of the gods of Old. There he found the roof shattered and the marble columns broken and tall weeds met together in the inner shrine, and the gods of Old, bereft of worship or sacrifice, neglected and forgotten. And the King asked of his councillors who it was that had overturned this temple of the gods or caused the gods Themselves to be thus forsaken. And they answered him: "Time has done this."
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